Richest AthletesNFL Players
Net Worth:
$40 Million
Dec 1, 1986 (37 years old)
Los Angeles
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
American football player, Athlete
United States of America
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What is DeSean Jackson's Net Worth?

DeSean Jackson is an American professional football player who has a net worth of $40 million. DeSean Jackson is a Pro Bowl wide receiver who was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.

Early Life

DeSean William Jackson was born on December 1, 1986, in Los Angeles, California to Bill and Gayle Jackson. He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School where he became one of the top wide receiver recruits in the nation. He won the Glenn Davis Award in 2004 by the Los Angeles Times as Southern California's player of the year. DeSean Jackson was voted Most Valuable Player in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and 2004 Mr. Football State Player of the Year.

DeSean Jackson committed to the University of California, Berkeley where he played for the Golden Bears from 2005 to 2007. Even with high expectations, he exceeded them all and was a First-team All-Pac-10 player twice and a First-team All-American twice (2006, 2007). And after a junior season that he entered as a Heisman Trophy candidate, Jackson declared for the NFL Draft.

NFL Career

With the 49th overall pick in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft, DeSean Jackson was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles. While with the Eagles until 2013, Jackson was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team, was a Second-team All-Pro in 2009, and was a three-time Pro Bowler (2009, 2010, 2013). He made history with a game-winning punt return against the New York Giants in 2010, but a contentious relationship with the Eagles staff led to his release in March of 2014.

DeSean Jackson signed with rival the Washington Redskins where he had some success around injuries for three years. In 2017, he signed a three-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but was traded back to the Philadelphia Eagles in March of 2019. Jackson then played for the Los Angeles Rams and Las Vegas Raiders in 2021 before catching on with the Baltimore Ravens in 2022.

Contracts & Career Earnings

DeSean Jackson's five-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012 was worth $47 million. In 2014, he signed a three-year deal worth $24 million with the Washington Redskins. And his three-year, $33.5 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2017 came with $20 million guaranteed.

Over his NFL career, DeSean Jackson has earned nearly $92 million in salary alone.



DeSean Jackson's playstyle has received negative media attention over the years for showing poor judgment with premature celebrations which have resulted in fumbles and lost touchdowns.

In 2020, Jackson made an Instagram post featuring a quote falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler that also read, "Hitler was right." He also posted several quotes from antisemitic extremist Louis Farrakhan but later deleted them and apologized. After these incidents, Jackson agreed to speak with leading Philadelphia Jews and talked with Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg and visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

Personal Life

DeSean Jackson's oldest brother, Byron, is a former San Jose State wide receiver who spent two years on the practice squad of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Jackson's father was hospitalized during the Eagles' 2009 playoff run and passed away on May 14, 2009.

DeSean Jackson currently resides in Moorestown, New Jersey.

DeSean Jackson Career Earnings

  • Baltimore Ravens (2022)
    $435.6 Thousand
  • Baltimore Ravens (2022)
    $139.3 Thousand
  • Las Vegas Raiders (2021)
    $1 Million
  • Los Angeles Rams (2021)
    $3.5 Million
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2020)
    $8.7 Million
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2019)
    $8.7 Million
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2018)
    $11 Million
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2017)
    $12.5 Million
  • Washington Redskins (2016)
    $8 Million
  • Washington Redskins (2015)
    $8 Million
  • Washington Redskins (2014)
    $8 Million
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2014)
    $250 Thousand
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2013)
    $7 Million
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2012)
    $11 Million
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2011)
    $600 Thousand
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2010)
    $480 Thousand
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2009)
    $776.3 Thousand
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2008)
    $1.6 Million
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